Yesterday, I achieved the unimaginable. I calmed my mother down. Firstly, a quick update about my friend’s missing cat, Roux. He was found late yesterday
TW: Weight loss and dieting First of all, please send all the best of vibes that this sweet silly boy finds his way home soon.
I had a panic attack on Sunday and broke down in sobs for a while. I was rendered incoherent while taken over by the kind
My boss sent me a job listing yesterday. This is not surprising; he and I were both laid off a few weeks ago. I’ve sent
One of the key challenges while unemployed has been not letting my body stagnate. It was already difficult to make sure my body moved frequently
The resume is written. The research into the players in my field is complete. I know who I want to work for. The time has
Chills. A cough. Intense and inexplicable exhaustion. Sinus headache. Once, I thought of these symptoms as a sign I was getting sick. At least once
I overslept by almost an hour this morning and am, as a result, feeling panicked. It is 7:30 now and I am forcing myself to
Routines are so ingrained that when life throws a massive disruption our way it can take us a while to form new ones. That’s why,
One of the weirdest things about being laid off is the way others respond. People are, understandably, freaked out at the idea of losing their
Resume writing is the pits. I jokingly posted on Facebook the other day, “Resumes are the worst. Fourteen years in a job and I’m like,
I decided not to take my ADHD medication yesterday. In some sense, this was an act of desperation. My organizational skills are off the charts
Yesterday, I had to return an old company laptop to the office. Right afterwards, I had an acupuncture appointment and had to say goodbye to
It is Monday morning and I haven’t left the house since Friday morning. This is not how I want my period of unemployment to look.
I was laid off from my job of 14 years last week and my energy and brain-space are intense right now. I feel floaty. There